al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:'a al-Islamiyya - a terrorist organization of militant Islamists organized into tiny cells of extreme fundamentalists; emerged during the 1970s mainly in Egyptian jails; "al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya uses force to push Egyptian society toward Islamic rule"
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Arab Republic of Egypt, Egypt, United Arab Republic - a republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC
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Jama'a Islamia in Egypt (AKA Al Gama'at Al Islamiyya, The Islamic Group, IG),
Wait, on this map, Al Gama'at al Islamiyya and Al Muhajirou are in Philadelphia.
Terrorist groups Al Gama'at al Islamiyya, Hamas, Hezbollah, and Al Muhajiroun are in Philadelphia.